Will marijuana cause gynecomastia 8 months post-surgery?

Hello, i am wondering if i smoked marijuana it'll cause my gyno to come back, and i was wondering if omega-3 is recommended to use everyday to increase testosterone level and avoid hormonal imbalance while smoking marijuana, although, the marijuana use will not be permanent, i was thinking to travel for a month in Amsterdam since it's legal and smoke up with a friend of mine, so im just wondering if that'll increase the risk of getting gyno back or not

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Causes of Gynecomastia & the Lasting Effects of Treatment

The male breast is composed of glandular tissue and fatty tissue. An excess in either type of tissue can cause the chest to take on the look of gynecomastia. Gynecomastia can affect #men of all different body types. There are different types of #gynecomastia.
Several common factors can cause gynecomastia including excessive levels of #estrogen, natural #hormone changes, use of recreational drugs or alcohol, medications and their associated side effects, and, various health conditions. Also, there are different types of #gynecomastia. Therefore, weight gain, steroid use,recreational drug use and have hormonal conditions can contribute to a return of gynecomastia regardless of previous surgical removal and treatments. 

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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Marijuana and gynecomastia

A gynecomastia operation will likely leave small areas of breast tissue behind. We intentionally leave some breast tissue under the areola to present a depression. Therefore, smoking marijuana has a definite potential to stimulate the growth of these areas of breast tissue. This is something you must consider if you continue to smoke pot.

Ira H. Rex lll, MD
Fall River Plastic Surgeon
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Gynecomastia and Marijuana

It is a known fact that smoking marijuana can cause gynecomastia.  To be on the safe side, I would avoid it.  Best wishes!

Robert E. Zaworski, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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